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Slip-ups are inevitable. What is the best way to get on track when things do not go according to plan?

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I Am Back

I am in the fifth week of my return to the gym following some surgery last fall and the total fatigue that accompanied the procedure.

Perhaps my biggest fear was that I would do my best impression of those whom I call the New Year's Resolunists and jump in with both feet only to burn out and ...

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Finding Your Groove

I have seen a lot of postings from people concerned that they are either not losing weight or gaining weight. Based on my own experience of losing 44 pounds and keeping it off for over two years, I can share what worked for me. Even though the only requirement to losing weight is eating less than yo...

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Do You Need Dieting Tips

In our eat-and-run, massive-portion-sized culture, maintaining a healthy weight can be tough—and losing weight, even tougher. If you’ve tried and failed to lose weight before, you may believe that diets don’t work for you. You’re probably right: most diets don’t work—at least not in the ...

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Class Reunion This Summer

I have been slacking off more than I should the past few weeks and when I looked at the calendar I realized I have a class reunion to go to in June. I will be drinking a smoothie for breakfast and one for supper 5 days a week. Then for lunch I will have a nice helping of 2 veggies, Chicken or fish &...

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New Year Cleanse

I started a healtystart fast today. If I learn to cut sweets, carbs, and particular meats out of my food routine for a month, I can eat my way to weight loss. This fast will also help me clear my mind and gain a better spiritual connection to my higher power. I am doing this fast with ...

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JUST FOR TODAY

THE SECRET TO MY SUCCESS IS TO REACH OUT FOR HELP WHEN YOUR DROWNING.

HAVING BEEN THROUGH A NUMBER OF TRAUMAS THESE PAST YEARS I FOUND MYSELF OVERWHELMED.

I CANNOT EXPRESS THE INCREASE IN THE HOPE FACTOR WHEN YOU GET A SUPPORT SYSTEM ON BOARD. WHETHER IT BE A THERAPIST OR SUPPORT GROU...

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THE WEEKEND IS CRUCIAL

As I sit on my sixteenth floor balcony overlooking the ocean in Puerto Rico, I am feeling very blessed this holiday season. I know that I am very lucky. I have my health, loving family, fantastic friends, a rewarding job that I love, financial security that most people do not have at this time, and ...

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No more alcohol, nutrishakes instead

I have been a bartender since I was 18 years old, I could eat fried foods and drink all week and still stay the same weight. Though I continued to stay active the weight began to show as I moved into my late 20's. So I stopped drinking alcohol, beer, fried food and red meat. I purchased a Nutribulle...

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Forgiveness for stumbles

I was on track for a whole year, and I did very well in the loss weight department. I did the week's lunch cooking every Sunday and had a nice hot oatmeal breakfast every morning. I used prepared dinner meals from the frozen food section and a large fresh salad for an after work snack.

I wa...

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Getting back to what counts

Getting ready to go on a trip. I'm going to start by thinking of my workout times as being at different points of the adventure.
This way each workout is getting me closer to being more fit, so I will be in shape for all of the fun things we have planned.

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